Tagged: Politics

MPs raise fears over cuts to Army

MPs raise fears over cuts to Army

No Shit Sherlock. Who do they think we are?  Do they think we’re really stupid? Don’t answer that, of course they do. Plans to cut soldiers could leave the Army “short of personnel” and...

The Criminals Have More Rights And Respect Than We Do…..

The Criminals Have More Rights And Respect Than We Do…..

And this is how that works. Many years ago before I retired from the Metropolitan Police Farce, one of my jobs was putting together proactive packages against prolific criminals.  These had to be meticulously...

My Old Friend IDS Has Done It Again

My Old Friend IDS Has Done It Again

Iain Duncan Smith, IDS, (or IBS to his friends) has excelled himself once more.  His Department is completely and utterly incompetent and he should fall on his Biro, that he’s probably claimed on expenses...

Challenge and change: Police Identity, Morale and Goodwill in an Age of Austerity.

Challenge and change: Police Identity, Morale and Goodwill in an Age of Austerity.

I begin by thanking @Peter_Kirkham for the inspiration for today’s blog.  I have no idea where he dug it up from but he found and circulated a scientifically based academic document entitled Challenge and...

Why We Fight – Police Choice

Why We Fight – Police Choice

Below is a website that was brought to my attention recently.  It is a little bit different from to the norm. It’s author is a retired Police Inspector. I make no comment or specific...

So Just How Much DO the Beeb Pay Politicians For Their Appearances?

So Just How Much DO the Beeb Pay Politicians For Their Appearances?

I’m sorry, you’ll probably find that a boring question, but after seeing the same old faces time and time again on Newsnight, Question Time et al, I rather thought that I’d like to know....

How Do You Find James Patrick – Guilty or Not Guilty?

How Do You Find James Patrick – Guilty or Not Guilty?

I do not know James Patrick in the traditional sense, we have never met.  We have exchanged views many times on Twitter however. As many of you know he came to our notice with...

Are the Police Being Politicised?

Are the Police Being Politicised?

My friend Dai in a large Welsh Constabulary brought this to my attention. This is a post by Tory PCC Christopher Salmon entitled What is a Conservative PCC?.  This post also appears, in a...

To Pleb Or Not To Pleb? That Is The Question

To Pleb Or Not To Pleb? That Is The Question

Make no mistake, this bad been a very bad week for the Police Service. A Weekus Horribilis. Like, I suspect, most of you I have absolutely no idea what the truth of the Plebgate...